Digital Scholarship Blog Posts

Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
November 3,2017
We are pleased to announce a brand new open access publication, Journal on Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society. This peer-reviewed journal is international and interdisciplinary in its scope. It publishes research articles, commentary, and book reviews pertaining to the study and practice of Muslim philanthropy and civil society.The journal is...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 28,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Brandon Board, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. [J.O.]Have you considered ScholarWorks for sharing your work? ScholarWorks is IUPUI’s digital repository, which houses over 12...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 26,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Kacie Hardin, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. [J.O.]IUPUI ScholarWorks is an institutional repository that shares thousands of articles, posters, reports, theses,...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 24,2017
Note: To mark OA Week 2017, we have invited Julie Burchfield, a graduate student in our Department of Library and Information Science, to share a recent analysis of benefits of the institutional repository to faculty authors. Julie also made a related infographic, available from: https://create.piktochart.com/output/25097275-open-access-...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
October 10,2017
Last year I wrote a post comparing ResearchGate with our institutional repository for generating downloads of openly shared manuscripts. In short, the repository beat ResearchGate by 84% in download counts for the works that I have shared on both sites. If I want people to find and read my articles, I’m not wasting my time with ResearchGate.Now,...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
August 9,2017
The libraries are proud of the scholarship produced by the IUPUI campus. In fact, with the institutional repository, IUPUI ScholarWorks, we've been working since 2004 to find ways to increase readership for works created by our faculty, staff, and students.Among other works, the repository now provides open access to more than 4,400 scholarly...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
June 15,2017
Have you ever posted a published journal article to a lab website, ResearchGate, or Academia.edu? If so, there's a chance that you'll be receiving a copyright takedown notice in the future. Most subscription journals require authors to sign exclusive rights over to the publisher; so, even if you're the author and the publisher didn't pay you to...
Jere Odell
Scholarly Communications
April 24,2017
Green open access (OA) is the practice of providing free access to a scholarly work on a website with no paywalls. Ideally, the authors of these green OA works observe the terms of copyright policies while also depositing items in a library-supported institutional repository or a not-for-profit subject repository. When authors do this, it's called...
Kristi Palmer
Digital Scholarship
February 24,2017
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Ted Polley, MLIS
Journal publishing
January 13,2017
Many of you may already be using a reference manager, such as Zotero, to save citations of your publications. There are a variety of reasons for doing this, but this post will discuss how you can use Zotero to easily generate a BibTeX file of your publications for import into Activity Insight.Zotero is an open-source program and is freely...